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HBCU grad launches fastest-growing online marketplace for black-owned food brands

HBCU grad launches fastest-growing online marketplace for black-owned food brands

Meet Keisha Spivey, the founder, and CEO of SB Market, Inc. who has created a specialty marketplace called ShoptheBlackFoodMarket.com – the fastest growing online platform to sell and promote Black-owned food brands. The African American community has enormous purchasing power. The University of Georgia reported on August 11, 2021, that the spending power of African Americans has...

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Steve Harvey, billionaire Robert Smith team up to help HBCU students enjoy more ‘freedom’

Steve Harvey, billionaire Robert Smith team up to help HBCU students enjoy more ‘freedom’

Steve Harvey has always had soft spot for Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). Now the acclaimed comedian, television show host, entrepreneur, and philanthropist is taking his longstanding passion to new heights. Through his Steve and Marjorie Harvey Foundation, an organization in which he shares with his wife dedicated to cultivating the next generation of...

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Millennial Moguls Lenni Hendri and Gio Vrsce Went from Homeless to Running #1 Muscle Car Rental Company, Torque Rentals

Overlooking the vibrant Atlanta landscape atop the rooftop of their luxury penthouse, two college roommates turned business partners are beyond grateful for how far they’ve come. After all, just a few years ago, these two young entrepreneurs were homeless and viewing life from the windows of a car.Fast forward to today, and Torque Rentals co-founders...

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Demetris  Curry Exposes The Formula Of Better Living, Lifestyle Upgrades, and  Enjoying Life With W2AV  Talk™

Demetris Curry Exposes The Formula Of Better Living, Lifestyle Upgrades, and Enjoying Life With W2AV Talk™

Just 14% of Americans are ‘Very Happy’ — the Lowest Since the Early ’70s, According to NORC at the University of Chicago. (June 2020) People are also feeling lonely — 50 percent of Americans said they at least sometimes felt isolated over the last few weeks, while only 23 percent of people said the same...

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Founder of black-owned skincare brand is fighting human trafficking with every bottle she sells

Founder of black-owned skincare brand is fighting human trafficking with every bottle she sells

Meet Kristy Alexander, an entrepreneur from Atlanta, Georgia, whose company Apple Rose Beauty provides support for survivors of human trafficking through the sale of her skincare products. The goal is to provide them with a sustainable living wage and help them get back on their feet after being rescued. Skincare is a multi-billion dollar industry, and Black-owned...

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Black woman takes on male-dominated women’s online fashion industry.

Black woman takes on male-dominated women’s online fashion industry.

Shop Style Shark, a fast-growing, woman-owned, Black woman-owned online retailer is taking on the largely male-dominated online fashion industry. Dionne Middlebrooks, the founder of online fashion retailer Shop Style Shark, is changing the game as a female owner. The fashion industry – and particularly online fashion – continues to be male-dominated even though women spend over...

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Black chef launches line of soul food starter kits in 1,000+ grocery stores nationwide

Black chef launches line of soul food starter kits in 1,000+ grocery stores nationwide

Meet a culinary expert and business leader Claude Booker, the CEO, and founder of Booker’s Soul Food Starters which are now available in over 1,000 grocery stores across the country. His business providing Southern side dishes for buffets was decimated as a direct result of the pandemic, and most buffets remain closed. He pivoted his business during...